menu
bartleby
search
close search
Hit Return to see all results

What is the difference in area covered by a single 12-inch windshield wiper operating with a central angle of 126 compared to a pair of 2-inch wipers operating together each having a central angle of 108?  Round to the nearest hundredth.

Question

What is the difference in area covered by a single 12-inch windshield wiper operating with a central angle of 126 compared to a pair of 2-inch wipers operating together each having a central angle of 108?  Round to the nearest hundredth.

check_circleAnswer
Step 1

Given,

Part (a): 12-inch windshield and central angle formed by windshield is 126 degree.

Part (b): A pair of 2-inch windshield and central angle formed by windshield is 108 degree each.

Step 2

Figure of part (a): given below

12-inch
126
According to figure
Angle0 126
r =12inch
help_outline

Image Transcriptionclose

12-inch 126 According to figure Angle0 126 r =12inch

fullscreen
Step 3

Applying the formula of ...

ө
Area of sector = -
360
126(12)
Area
360
=158.336269741
Area covered by 12-inch windshield =158.336269741
help_outline

Image Transcriptionclose

ө Area of sector = - 360 126(12) Area 360 =158.336269741 Area covered by 12-inch windshield =158.336269741

fullscreen

Want to see the full answer?

See Solution

Check out a sample Q&A here.

Want to see this answer and more?

Our solutions are written by experts, many with advanced degrees, and available 24/7

See Solution
Tagged in

Math

Trigonometry

Other

Related Trigonometry Q&A

Find answers to questions asked by student like you

Show more Q&A add

Sorry about that. What wasn’t helpful?